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Dissent is Democracy’s Safety Valve Is the rule of law and democracy under threat in India?

Why are the 5 activists being hounded? Why is such a concerted campaign being run all around against them? What are the real issues that lie behind these chilling developments? Isn’t India’s democracy under threat? Watch this video to find out.

Assam man’s wife declared ‘foreigner’, missing for 7 years! May have been 'deported' to Bangladesh

Seven years ago, Ainal Haq’s wife was declared a ‘foreigner’ and sent to a detention camp. Then, without her family members being informed, she was allegedly deported to Bangladesh. He hasn’t heard from her in seven years! Haq has documents to prove that she was in fact an Indian. This is how families are being…

Fringe groups booked for burning the Indian Constitution FIR has been lodged by Akhil Bhartiya Bheem Sena in Delhi against the hooligans

Burning the Indian Constitution is rejecting democracy and secularism which is what India stands for. An FIR has been lodged by Akhil Bhartiya Bheem Sena against the fringe groups who burned the Constitution in New Delhi on August 10th 2018. These hooligans also shouted anti-constitution, anti-Ambedkar and anti-SC/ST slogans while burning the Constitution.

आज़ाद हिन्द फ़ौज के जवान के परिवार का नाम असम के NRC में नहीं The Making and Re-Making of Indians as Citizens in Assam: A CJP Series

नेताजी सुभाष चंद्र बोस के साथ आज़ाद हिन्द फौज में लड़े पूर्ण बहादुर चेत्री के परिवार का नाम असम के NRC में नहीं है। यदि स्वंतत्रता संग्रामिओं का परिवार खुद को हिंदुस्तानी नहीं साबित कर पा रहा है तो असम का NRC आखिर कितना सही है ?   Related: SHOCKING! Azad Hind Fauj soldier’s family…

Is the NRC Free and Fair? The Making and Re-Making of Indians as Citizens in Assam: A CJP Series

In 2014 the Supreme Court ordered an update of the National Register of Citizens under it’s watch. The NRC enjoyed widespread support and many Assamese looked at it as a free and fair process. But as months passed the process started getting more and more complicated as it began getting entwined with other parallel running…

Assam Citizenship Crisis: Is Anyone Safe

Assam Citizenship Crisis: Is Anyone Safe? The Making and Re-Making of Indians as Citizens in Assam: A CJP Series

Ten kilometers away from Morigaon town, ten members of the family of a former Deputy Speaker of the Assam Legislative Assembly have been accused of being foreigners. Reports say almost all residents of this village have been served similar notices. They all now, stare at an uncertain future.

KHOJ: Hate Hurts, Harmony Works What is KHOJ?

You have probably heard rumours about KHOJ, an education NGO run by activist and journalist Teesta Setalvad. But, what is KHOJ? Watch this video to learn all about our initiatives as well as our response to a whole host of false allegations. You will discover that KHOJ is not teaching children to be anti national.…

A Crisis in Assam: Citizen Interrupted The Making and Re-Making of Indians as Citizens in Assam: A CJP Series

CJP’s fact finding team in Assam has found chilling stories from Assam that point to a looming humanitarian crisis. For five long years Saken Ali found himself incarcerated in a detention camp due to a minor variation in his name in official records. In a truly Kafkaesque twist to the tale, now his family members…

MSP: किसानों की जीत या एक और जुमला? CJP ने अशोक धवले से बातचीत की

मोदी सरकार ने हाल ही में किसानो को दिए जाने वाले MSP में इज़ाफा किया है. कुछ अख़बार और ऑनलाइन न्यूज़ एजेंसीज इसे ‘ऐतिहासिक’ बता रहे हैं. पर आखिर सच्चाई क्या है? क्या ये MSP, स्वमिनाथन कमिटी सिफारिशों के अनुरुप है? क्या किसानों तक यह MSP पहुचाने का सरकार के पास कोई ज़रिया है?  इस…

CJP Demands Police Reform Submits memorandum to NHRC

Citizens for Justice and Peace moved National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) demanding guidelines on how the Police behaves with peaceful protestors. The right to protest peacefully, enshrined in Article 19 of the Indian Constitution, is being eroded across the country. In many instances, the police are cracking down on those demanding action or raising awareness…

Mumbai against Aadhar SC's directions openly flouted

One day before the Aadhar protest was supposed to take place at National College, the Mumbai Police denied permission. So on 30 June 2018, Mumbaikars protested in Mahim to mark their resistance against Aadhar. People from all walks of life shared their challenges as well as their success stories fighting Aadhar. Even though there is…

Free Sokalo and Kismatiya NOW CJP and AIUFWP move Allahabad HC

Sokalo Gond (Treasurer of AIUFWP) and Kismatiya Gond (Secretary, Forest Rights Committee), were arrested from Chopan station, Sonbhadra on June 8. CJP and AIUFWP have moved Allahabad High Court to release illegally detained Adivasis. Watch this video to know more:

Damodar Turi’s battle in Jharkhand Human Rights Defender

Damodar Turi has been at the forefront of several protests against forced land acquisition and displacement of Adivasi communities in Jharkhand. He was arrested on February 15 (2018) from Ranchi under the UAPA Act and later put into solitary confinement on March 23 (2018) along with other activists. As per the law, solitary confinement of…

CJP stands by the Adivasis of Odisha in POSCO In conversation with Adv. Devyani Kulkarni

The battle against POSCO, one of the most effective resistances the country has witnessed in the recent past is not over yet. The South Korean corporate giant has retreated from the region but the state doesn’t seem to have ended its war against the Adivasis who fought for their land. POSCO, the biggest foreign direct…

जेल का अनुभव: ऋचा सिंह ऋचा सिंह से CJP ने बातचीत की

छात्र नेता ऋचा सिंह से जब जेल में उनके बिताए गए दिनों के बारे में पूछा गया तो उन्होंने कहा कि सलाखों के पीछे कुछ दिन रहना इस व्यवस्था को समझने के लिए बेहद ज़रूरी था और यह बाकी छात्रों के लिए भी एक सन्देश था कि अगर कोई छात्र नेता किसी के लिए लड़ाई…

सरकार की मंशा है कि नौजवान गाय के नाम पर लड़े या तो पकोड़े बेचे”: ऋचा सिंह छात्र नेता ऋचा सिंह से CJP ने बातचीत की

ऋचा सिंह ने हाल ही में UPPSC की परीक्षा में हुए पेपरलीक और उसपर सरकार के बेपरवाह रवैये पर कहा कि सरकार की मंशा ही नहीं है नौजवानों को नौकरी मिले और इसलिए वह चाहती ही है नहीं है कि परिक्षाएँ पूरी पारदर्शिता के साथ हो, छात्र इसी तरह अपने अधिकारों के लिए प्रदर्शन करने…

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